Residency Graduates

Class of 2016

Karan Raja, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Clara Maass Medical Center
Residency Project: Implementation of a pharmacist-managed discharge counseling program on a telemetry unit

Ruben Patel, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Clara Maass Medical Center
Residency Project: Glycemic control outcomes in the medical intensive care unit with pharmacy-driven intervention

Class of 2015

Mike Sang Ku Jung, PharmD, BCPS - Clinical Pharmacist Internal Medicine Baylor University Medical Center
Residency Project: Implementation of pharmacist participation in a multi-disciplinary transitional care team on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) readmission rates in a community hospital.

Ayad Shuaib, PharmD - Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist NYU Langone Medical Center
Residency Project: Implementation of a pharmacy managed vancomycin protocol at a community hospital.

Class of 2014

Kathryn Mitchell, PharmD, BCPS - Internal Medicine Clinical Specialist, Clara Maass Medical Center
Residency Project: Discontinuation of proton-pump inhibitor therapy without indication in non-intensive care patients

Class of 2013

Victor Ng, PharmD - Safety Surveillance Associate, Pfizer
Residency Project: Impact of a multi-disciplinary venous thromboembolism screening tool in an acute care community hospital setting

Class of 2012

Mitesh Patel, PharmD, BCCCP - Emergency Medicine Clinical Specialist, Clara Maass Medical Center
Residency Project: Implementation of an intravenous to oral corticosteroid transition in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations.

Class of 2011

Soo Kang, PharmD - Critical Care Clinical Specialist, Clara Maass Medical Center
Residency Project: Evaluation of Antibiotic Stewardship Efforts on Carbapenem Usage and Susceptibility Trends at a Community Hospital

Class of 2010

Manal Rassam, PharmD
Residency Project: Evaluating the impact of a pharmacy-driven hypoglycemia guideline in a community hospital

Class of 2009

Wesal Freih, PharmD - Sr. Ambulatory Pharmacist, Cleveland Clinic
Residency Project: Evaluation of the Effect of a Pharmacist-Led Anticoagulation Management Program on Quality of Care, Reimbursement Denials or Downgrades, and Length of stay in VTE Patients

Class of 2008

Lea Eslava-Kim, PharmD - Drug Information Specialist, MPR at Haymarket Media Group
Residency Project: Evaluation of a Pharmacist-Managed Anticoagulation Service in a Community Hospital